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03 October 2011

Brain continues to develop beyond adolescence

Brain development doesn't stop in adolescence, but continues until people are well into their 20s, a new study says.

Brain development doesn't stop in adolescence, but continues until people are well into their 20s, a new study says.

The results showed that the brains of young adults were still developing wiring to the frontal lobe, which is involved in complex cognitive tasks such as inhibition, high-level functioning and attention.

 
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